According to Grant Thornton International’s latest International Business Report (IBR) survey, New Zealand business leaders are becoming less confident about the economic outlook with optimism falling from 76% in Q1 2018 to 60% last quarter. This is consistent with the global average which has fallen from an all-time high of 61% in Q1 to 54% in Q2.
New Zealand’s optimistic business outlook is under threat by a potential shortage of skilled workers.
The compromises of the Labour-led government’s first budget was a sign of the consultation required in a coalition, says Grant Thornton’s Greg Thompson.
The Budget’s R&D spend looks less than futuristic, says Grant Thornton’s Greg Thompson.
Budget 2018: If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it’s probably a tax, says Grant Thornton’s Dan Lowe.
The health sector needs significant investment, but where is that money going to come from? In our series analysing Budget 2018, Grant Thornton’s Pam Newlove says the government needs to look to the private sector.
What might the 2018 Budget deliver on regional economic development, and how will it intersect with our largest city? In the first piece in a series analysing Budget 2018, Grant Thornton’s Murray Brewer casts his eye over the options and opportunities.
Whilst businesses globally have taken one step forward and one step back on women in leadership, New Zealand has taken two firm steps back.
Global survey findings from Grant Thornton’s latest International Business Report (IBR) reveal that global business optimism is continuing on a positive trajectory.
Grant Thornton celebrates key milestones as global CEO Peter Bodin takes office and global revenues pass USD5 billion as network grows to 50,000 people
Grant Thornton begins a new chapter as Peter Bodin takes office as CEO of Grant Thornton International Ltd (GTIL) and the global headquarters relocate to the iconic ‘Walkie Talkie’ building (20 Fenchurch Street) in London.